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ZIP Code 53215

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Forest Home Hills|Near South Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (12:09am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.01, -87.94
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53215. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 53215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53215, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Milwaukee, WI
Acceptable:
W Milwaukee, West Milwaukee

Stats and Demographics for the 53215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53215 is located in southeast Wisconsin and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53215 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53215 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 60,953
Population Density 10,770 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,135
Median Home Value $119,000
Land Area 5.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,223
Median Household Income $33,837

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,2142,9762,6162,5012,2952,6382,6882,2992,0221,7771,6121,299934563394309210212
Female3,0542,9222,5042,4722,3242,5822,5122,1531,8671,6421,5731,2791,002629473458410538
Total6,2685,8985,1204,9734,6195,2205,2004,4523,8893,4193,1852,5781,9361,192867767620750

Gender

 Male 30,559 50%
 Female 30,394 50%
Gender

Race

 White 32,636 53.5%
 Black Or African American 3,991 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,106 1.8%
 Asian 1,642 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 18,500 30.4%
 Two Or More Races 3,062 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1191,3602,0792,0141,565767569297
Renter1,0043,0932,3211,7491,212520331223
Total1,1234,4534,4003,7632,7771,287900520

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,619 40%
 Single Guardian 5,695 30%
 Singles 4,605 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,304 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,950 52%
 Households with Kids 9,273 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male635691606639585563605620603566544495507504515557512468449462
Female602627654542573578602609560514513513497467492469497472542486
Total1,2371,3181,2601,1811,1581,1411,2071,2291,1631,0801,0571,0081,0049711,0071,0261,009940991948

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53215 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53215 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53215 real estate data, the median home value of $119,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 53215. Rentals in 53215 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 60,328 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 133 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 205 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 270 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,795 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,975 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,453 49%
 Households Vacant 1,912 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 782 40.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 1.7%
 For Sale Only 266 13.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 782 40.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 445 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,054 19%
 2 Bedroom 5,112 47%
 3+ Bedroom 3,209 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $33,837 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53215 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 53215 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 53215 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,445 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,745 27%
 No Earnings 15,643 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,445 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,745 27%
 No Earnings 15,643 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,247 85%
 Public transportation 1,803 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,215 5%
 Worked at Home 401 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 6,390 37.1%
 High School Graduate 8,792 51.0%
 Associate's degree 531 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,112 6.4%
 Master's degree 278 1.6%
 Professional school degree 75 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 65 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,537 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,927 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,789 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53215

ZIP Code 53215 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 28 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53215.

Project Excel
1300 South Layton Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Seeds of Health Elementary Program
2433 South 15th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seeds of Health Elementary Program Agency School District
Audubon Middle School
3300 South 39th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Curtin Elementary
3450 South 32nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Doerfler Elementary
3014 West Scott St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Grant Elementary
2920 West Grant St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Greenfield Bilingual
1711 South 35th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Lincoln Avenue Elementary
1817 West Lincoln Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Manitoba Elementary
4040 West Forest Home Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Zablocki Elementary
1016 West Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Alba - Academia De Lenguaje Y Bellas Artes
1712 South 32nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Veritas High School
3025 West Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Veritas High Agency School District
Centro Hispano High School
1645 South 36th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Pulaski High School
2500 West Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
School for Urban Planning & Architecture
1712 South 32nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Carmen High and Technology
1712 South 32nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Audubon High School
3300 South 39th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Holy Wisdom Academy
3329 S 10th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John Kanty Elementary School
2840 S 10th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Josaphat Parish School
801 W Lincoln Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Blessed Sacrament School
3126 S 41st St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Rafael the Archangel School
2251 S 31st St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady Queen of Peace School
2733 W Euclid Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Adalbert Elementary School
1913 W Becher St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Victory Christian Academy
2552 S 19th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Atlas Preparatory Academy
2911 S 32nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Child Development Center of St Joseph
1600 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Nativity Jesuit Middle School
1515 S 29th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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